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The Great Hall

The magnificent Great Hall, at the heart of Taunton Castle, traditionally held grand gatherings of the people of Somerset.

The atmospheric Great Hall is recommended for the discerning guest wishing to hold a private celebration, large social event or corporate function. We can provide a cloakroom service and security should your event go beyond 11.00 pm (additional charges apply).

Facilities include a sound system, a large drop-down screen and projector, and the option to use a lapel or hand-held microphone. A small stage is also available.

Castle House

Castle House offers an impressive venue space, with traditional painted wood panelling and original parquet floor. This picturesque venue is a beautiful backdrop for any special event, conference or social occasion. Castle House is fully equipped for lectures and presentations and can seat up 40 people comfortably. Hire includes projector, screen, hearing loop and flip charts.



Catering for event hire is provided by the four star Castle Hotel.

Menus are available to suit all occasions, budgets and tastes and to meet any dietary requirements.


For further information on how to take advantage of this prestigious venue please contact us

Tel: 01823 255088

Email: museumofsomerset@swheritage.org.uk